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3 MLB Managers Who Will Be Fired After This Season

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MAY 21: Manager Gabe Kapler #19 of the Philadelphia Phillies argues with home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt #21 in the 4th inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on May 21, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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We're at a point in the MLB season where firing your manager doesn't do your team any good, but you can expect some changes to happen in the final week of the season and at the start of the offseason.

Whether it's their fault or not, managers will get the pink slip -- it happens every year. So here are three managers who will be fired after this season.

3. Scott Servais, Seattle Mariners

TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 20: Head coach Scott Servais #29 is seen after visiting the mound in the 2nd inning during the game between Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome on March 20, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images)
Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics | Masterpress/Getty Images

Scott Servais hasn't done anything particularly wrong in his short tenure in Seattle, but the team is terrible and there isn't a clear direction. He's in his fourth season with the M's, and after semi-contending in the first three years, it's been laughable in 2019 and maybe it's time for a new leader as they rebuild this roster...again.

2. Clint Hurdle, Pittsburgh Pirates

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 07:  Manager Clint Hurdle #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks back to the dugout during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at PNC Park on May 7, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
Colorado Rockies v Pittsburgh Pirates | Joe Sargent/Getty Images

Clint Hurdle is well respected and has done a damn good job in his nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. However, this will be the fourth straight year the Pirates haven't made the postseason, and the second half of this season hasn't been encouraging whatsoever. Hurdle is under contract through 2021, which might keep him around because the organization is so cheap, but the roster is being flipped and a new voice might be needed in the Steel City.

1. Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - AUGUST 07:  Manager Gabe Kapler #19 of the Philadelphia Phillies in the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on August 07, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Phillies v Arizona Diamondbacks | Christian Petersen/Getty Images

This is Gabe Kapler's second season as a manager, but the Philadelphia Phillies didn't spend a ton of money to be the fourth-best team in the NL East. In consecutive years with Kapler at the helm, the Phillies have been a .500 team. It's not good enough for this fanbase, which certainly wants Kapler and his analytically-minded approach out of the dugout. Kapler has been assured that he won't lose his job during the season, but there's plenty of smoke that makes you believe it could come after. Outside of making a late postseason run, Kapler's time in Philly could be over.